Perfect Punjabi Flavours
Packed with full of flavours and loads of nutrients, Punjabi recipes are popular not just in India, but across the globe. Particularly in the UK, most curry dishes are inspired by Punjabi cuisine. The north western state of India is Punjab, where food is the most important element of social life. Punjabi cuisine is distinguished by its famous ‘Tandoori’ style cooking – where a clay oven is used to cook the marinated meat, veg and tasty Naan (Indian flat bread). Our famous succulent Chicken Tikka is born out of this Tandoor – the clay pot oven.
Flavours, folklore and more
Enjoying Punjabi Cuisine
Punjabi food is all about tandoors, rich creamy dishes with a tall glass of Lassi (the soothing flavoured buttermilk drink) and the colourful festivals. The cold weather of Punjab encourages people to prepare rich and tasty food that is creamy and nutritious. Punjabi food is full of energy and packed with calories to fuel the hard working folks in the fields of rural villages. The famous Punjabi dishes like saag aloo, paneer palak, malai kofta, butter chicken and lassi are popular throughout the subcontinent. In the UK, we are well aware of Amritsari, Achari and Tikka Masala dishes that are so loved by us British!
- Methi (Fenugreek leaves) is widely used as fresh and dried to flavour the recipes. The sightings of mustard fields and the use of mustard in Punjabi cooking is also a well known fact.
- The music, the dance and food – all are the important ingredients of Punjabi life – that is rich in celebrations, colours and tastes. Bhangra dance is now famous in the UK too to keep us fit and enjoy the beats of dhol at music festivals and weddings of Punjabi community.
- Most of the ingredients of Punjabi cooking are widely available here in the UK, now you got the tasty recipes also, here at Curry2Night, so nothing will stop us from trying these great tasting Punjabi recipes!
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